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Sharp develops world's most efficient solar panel

When Sharp isn’t working on their latest LCD and LED televisions, they are actively looking to improve clean energy sources. The Japanese firm has just announced that they have developed the world’s most efficient solar panel, which converts an impressive 44.4…

Samsung to buy 3% stake in Sharp for $112 million

Sharp has confirmed it will be receiving a 10.4 billion yen (around $112 million) investment from Samsung for a 3% stake in the company. The two have done business in the past but this deal will further strengthen that relationship, …

Thursday tech deals: 40" Samsung HDTV $398, 60" Sharp $798

TigerDirect offers the Samsung 40" 1080p LED-Backlit LCD HD Television, model no. UN40EH5000, for $497.99. Coupon code "JON84244" cuts it to $397.99. With about $13 for shipping, that's the lowest total price we could find by $69, although it was $21 less in November...

Foxconn purportedly 'testing' 46 to 55-inch Apple TVs

Last week there were reports (read: rumors) of Foxconn and Sharp testing devices which may be destined to become Apple-branded televisions. Adding more detail to those rumors, a new report published by a Taiwanese news outlet indicates those pre-production televisions…

Dell, Intel in talks with Sharp over investment and display supply

Japan’s biggest maker of liquid-crystal-display panels is reportedly in talks with several US companies for a capital injection in exchange for a stake in the company and a "stable supply of breakthrough display technology". According to the Wall Street Journal,…

Tuesday tech deals: Samsung 830 256GB $168, 60" Sharp HDTV $700

MacMall offers the Samsung 256GB 830 Series Serial ATA 6Gb/s 2.5" Internal SSD, model no. MZ-7PC256B/WW, for $167.99 with free shipping ($0.66/GB). That's the lowest total price we could find for this drive by $21, although we saw it for $12 less last month. It features read...